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KingMiner Cryptojacking

KingMiner Cryptojacking connects to the Internet without any permission and uses the computer’s CPU to mine cryptocurrency. It is a malicious application that allows hackers to generate money while using another computer’s resources. Since the threat enters the system without the user’s permission, it falls under the classification of Trojans. Our researchers say it is difficult to detect and users may only suspect something could be wrong because of the worsened computer’s performance. If you think your system might be infected with KingMiner Cryptojacking, we recommend learning more about it by reading the rest of this report. The removal instructions available below could be of use to you too, but if the process looks too challenging, we would advise using a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Read more »

Outsider Ransomware

Outsider Ransomware

The files encrypted by Outsider Ransomware are not protected, despite the “.protected” extension that is attached to their names. This extension is created for the sole reason of making it clear which files were encrypted. Most file-encrypting threats do this, and they also sometimes rename the files that are encrypted. In that sense, you are lucky because you can, at least, identify the files that were corrupted by the infection. What’s the use? Well, if you have backups, you might be able to check which ones of your files have backup copies, and which ones are lost for good. Unfortunately, decrypting files manually is not possible, and you certainly cannot trust the attackers themselves to free your files. If you have backups, you are in an ideal situation, but do NOT connect to your backup system or service until you have the malicious Outsider Ransomware removed from your operating system. If you keep reading, you will learn about two unique methods that can help you delete this vicious infection. Read more »

FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware

FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware

When you want your product to reach a wider audience, you have to make sure that your product “speaks” a number of different languages. Unfortunately, this is also something that malware developers are aware of. For example, FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware is a malicious infection that targets users who speak English, Russian, and Chinese. If you are one of those users who got infected with this malware, you should do yourself a favor and remove FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware from your system immediately. For the manual removal instructions, please scroll down to the bottom of this description. Also, do not forget that it is always a good idea to invest in a legitimate antispyware application. Read more »

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware is the infection that is responsible for making your files unreadable and for changing their names. While the actual names of the corrupted files are not changed, the infection adds a unique prefix and an extension. Due to this, a file named “document.doc” might look something like this: “email-biger@x-mail.pro.ver-CL 1.5.1.0.id-[numbers].fname-document.doc.doubleoffset.” Without a doubt, that is the kind of a filename that you are bound to notice. Although this prefix and extension combination might seem completely random, in fact, it includes a unique email address that belongs to cyber attackers. Also, it includes a unique ID that is presented to every victim. While you can remove the prefix/extension, you do not need to do that because that will not restore your files. In fact, we cannot provide you with a tool or a key that would decrypt your files. Even though the attackers behind the threat might promise you a decryptor, they are likely to be scamming you. We discuss that, as well as how to delete Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware, in this report. Read more »

decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware

decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware

Our researchers think decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware is a new version of GarrantyDecrypt Ransomware, because even though there are a few differences between them the threats work more or less the same. Further, in the text, we will talk about what has changed in the latest version as well as explain how to eliminate this malicious application from the system. Thus, if you came across it or just wish to know all about it, we encourage you to read our full article. Also, users who need help while deleting decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware manually should have a look at the instructions located at the end of this page for guidance. Lastly, we would like to remind our readers that if they have any questions about the malware or its removal, they can leave us messages at the end of the text. Read more »

CrazyCrypt Ransomware

CrazyCrypt Ransomware

CrazyCrypt Ransomware can cause a lot of problems as the malicious application is capable not only of encrypting user’s files but also of disabling various features and modifying Registry entries. After encrypting targeted data (e.g., pictures, photos, documents, and so on), the threat should show a warning asking to contact the malware’s developers. The message should also mention the user can decrypt his data only after paying a ransom. To those who do not want to comply with the demands, the cybercriminals threaten to delete their unique decryption keys and erase some of the encrypted files permanently. Needless to say that without decryption tools the affected data is useless in any case, so if you are not planlning on paying the ransom, you should not worry about it getting erased. Our specialists say making the payment could end up badly as the hackers cannot be trusted. Thus, we advise not to risk your money and remove CrazyCrypt Ransomware with the instructions available below the article or a reliable security tool. Read more »

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware is a dangerous computer infection, and there is nothing fun about it. This malicious infection aims to make as much money as possible by pushing affected users into purchasing decryption keys. However, you do not need to spend your money on this infection. It is possible to decrypt the files affected by the program for free. Therefore, you need to remove .PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware from your computer as soon as possible. Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions. Should you need help with malware removal, do not hesitate to acquire a powerful antispyware tool to help you with it. Read more »

VegaLocker Ransomware

VegaLocker Ransomware

VegaLocker Ransomware is a malicious program that enciphers files with a robust cryptosystem. The purpose of doing so is to lock files the user might want to get back at all costs, e.g., photos, various documents, and so on. Soon after encryption, the malware should show a ransom note demanding to pay for decryption. The hackers do not name the price for their decryption tools, but whatever it is, we would not recommend paying it if you hate the idea your savings could be lost in vain. It could happen as cybercriminals cannot be trusted, and there is a possibility they might scam you. Therefore, we believe the safest option is to eliminate the malware. To erase VegaLocker Ransomware manually, you could follow the removal instructions provided below. As for users who prefer automatic features, we would advise deleting the threat with a legitimate antimalware tool. For more details about the malicious application, we invite you to read our full report. Read more »

Scarab-dy8wud Ransomware

Scarab-dy8wud Ransomware

Scarab-dy8wud Ransomware is a threat that displays a message asking to pay for decryption tools in Bitcoins. The offered decryption tools can unlock the victim’s personal files, which ought to be affected by the malicious application. As you see, the malware enciphers valuable data located on the infected device with a strong cryptosystem that can turn pictures, photos, videos, documents, and various other files into unreadable data. Before rushing into anything, we advise you to consider whether your data is worth risking your savings carefully. After all, the cybercriminals might forget what they promised once they get paid. Not to mention, they could try to extort even more money from you. We do not say it will necessarily happen, but it is possible one of the situations could come true. In case you do not want to take chances, we encourage you to erase Scarab-dy8wud Ransomware. The instructions below will show how to get rid of it manually and if you need more information on the malware you can find it further in the article. Read more »

JCry Ransomware

JCry Ransomware

Malware seems to wait for us behind every virtual corner, and JCry Ransomware proves that. The malicious code of this dangerous infection was recently found in a plugin used by hundreds of websites in Israel. Although the code had a serious bug that prevented the infection from executing successfully onto the systems via which the affected sites were accessed, this is not likely to be the end of this malware. The creators of this malicious infection could be creating a new plan to attack you as you read this. Hopefully, you still have time to secure your operating system and prevent this ransomware from slithering in. If you do not know how to take care of that, keep reading this report because we include useful tips. We also include a removal guide that shows how to delete JCry Ransomware in case this threat eventually starts invading Windows operating systems. Please note that the comments section is open, and you should not hesitate to add questions you might have about the threat. Read more »